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Re: daemon: accept(6) failed errno=24 (Too many open files)

> From:  "Chris Garrigues" <cwg-oldap-sw@deepeddy.com>
> Date:  Sat, 15 Dec 2001 16:55:28 -0600
> I've recently updated a number of things including LDAP and now my slapd has 
> been freezing with this in the log fairly regularly:
> Dec 15 16:48:12 pecan slapd[24096]: daemon: accept(6) failed errno=24 (Too many open files)
> Dec 15 16:48:19 pecan last message repeated 2 times
> A restart of slapd clears the problem, but....
> The LDAP upgrade was from 2.0.14 (which I'd built myself) to 2.0.18-2 from the 
> RedHat RPM.
> When this first started happening, I set threads to 64 thinking that maybe I 
> didn't have enough processes or something.  Clearly I was on the wrong path 
> because that didn't help.
> It really did seem to start happening concurrently with the update.  Any ideas?

This happened again today and I got the output of "lsof|grep ldap" which 
you'll find at:


I'd originally tried to include it in my mail, but mojordomo rejected it for 
being too big.

I'd really appreciate it if someone could provide me with a clue.


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